The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Essex / Colchester
Rank 11 13 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 8.11% 2.17% 14.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 25.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £280 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -31.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +65.62% -20.00%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Colchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 13.51% 8.70% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £413 £388 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £280 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Colchester

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Colchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Colchester

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Colchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Colchester

SQL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering